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Lysol in toddler's eyes?

Lysol in toddler's eyes?

Irrigate the eyes: It is very important to irrigate the eyes immediately and thoroughly with water because lysol contains alcohols and the base potassium hydroxide. Once this has been done, seek emergency evaluation. Further irrigation may then be performed with a morgan lens. ...Read more

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I was using a Lysol disinfectant spray. After I was done I rubbed my eyes, but forgot I was using the spray earlier. Should I be worried about this?

I was using a Lysol disinfectant spray. After I was done I rubbed my eyes, but forgot I was using the spray earlier. Should I be worried about this?

Not to worry: If there was enough on your hands to cause any damage to your eyes, you would have had an immediate sense of discomfort and pain. The fact that you are asking the question, indicates that your eyes did not react and you did no harm. ...Read more

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My mom sprayed lysol in my room last night and I woke up with eyes tearing. Will I have allergy?

My mom sprayed lysol in my room last night and I woke up with eyes tearing. Will I have allergy?

Unlikely: The ingredients in lysol can cause an irritation of the surface of the eye, the cornea, that can be quite uncomfortable but will usually resolve within 24 hours if you avoid further exposure to concentrated levels of that chemical. ...Read more

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What do I need to do if lysol disinfectant spray gets in my eye?

What do I need to do if lysol disinfectant spray gets in my eye?

Flush eyes!: Lysol can be very irritating to the eyes at the least, and can be quite harmful. Flush the eyes with copious amounts of water immediately and for several minutes. If you do not feel better within a couple of minutes, go to an emergency room to have the eyes checked. Burns to the eye from chemicals can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Hi! My 5 year old brother got lysol spray in his eye. I don't know what to do but he says it feels better. Is there any special thing I should do?

Hi! My 5 year old brother got lysol spray in his eye. I don't know what to do but he says it feels better. Is there any special thing I should do?

Monitor the situatn: Any such agent can cause a chemical burning to the sensitive eye tissues including the central cornea. If he is not in pain, he may have blinked quickly enough to protect the cornea & minimized damage. I would expect some irritation that could benefit from OTC eye drops for comfort. If he complains of any burning pain or change of vision I would have him seen. ...Read more

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I have staph/suspected MRSA on neck. Its covered, treated w meds topical n oral...C as n child sleep in same bed if I lysol sheets before?

I have staph/suspected MRSA on neck. Its covered, treated w meds topical n oral...C as n child sleep in same bed if I lysol sheets before?

Why take risks???: Mrsa aside, why are you sleeping with a child. Cosleeping with infants is associated with suffication deaths (see aap position statement pediatrics 11/11). By mid childhood this fosters dependence at a time when kids should begin to create their own individuality & accomplishments. ...Read more

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A child I babysit came down with hand, foot, mouth virus, will Lysol wipes kill this virus? What is the best prevention?

A child I babysit came down with hand, foot, mouth virus, will Lysol wipes kill this virus? What is the best prevention?

Hand Sanitization: The virus spreads through respiratory as well as through fecal route. Avoiding exposure to cough, respiratory secretions and proper hand hygiene Lysol wipes are good sanitizers. ...Read more

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Toddler is complaing that the light is hurting his eyes?

Toddler is complaing that the light is hurting his eyes?

Is eye red?: How long its going on? Discharge? Probably nothing, but if redness and complaints persist, see ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

My toddler has red dots on his face around eyes and cheeks?

coughing/voming: Small pinpoint red dots that represent small broken capillaries will often show up around the eyes, face &upper torso of kids after a coughing spell or vomiting. These will not be found below the nipple line. They are transient & not the sign of a worrisome problem. ...Read more

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Is it Normal for toddler to have cream to yellow in corner of eyes. Can only be seen when he looks to the side.?

Is it Normal for toddler to have cream to yellow in corner of eyes. Can only be seen when he looks to the side.?

Cream may be OK: Unless you are talking about eye discharge, slight creamy or yellow tinge to the conjunctiva can be considered normal but dark yellow color needs to be checked for any sign of jaundice, which may be indicative of liver infection or inflammation. ...Read more

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Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Depends exact place: Red spots around the eyes, could be due to a range of issues. If it is on the skin and not on the white part of eye, the conjunctiva, then think of dermatological issues. If it blanches or not when glass slide (or plastic cup) pushed down shows if it is petechiae (can be from straining, vomiting, viruses, fever, bugs, allergic dermatitis, chicken pox, etc) or vasculitis (more worrisome). See eyemd. ...Read more

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How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

How to treat toddler skin that is red around eyes?

Poss contact related: Because of the bilateral nature, this may be contact related dermatitis. Try changing the sheets, blankets, pillows and anything that comes in contact with the child's face. Eliminate fabric softener and try a detergent that is hypo-allegergenic. ...Read more

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My toddler has had runny eyes and a very runny stool for a couple of days, should I worry?

My toddler has had runny eyes and a very runny stool for a couple of days, should I worry?

See below: This ia a problem that is best solved by a visit to his/her doctor. Only through a thorough evaluation can a root cause be discovered and an appropriate therapeutic plan implemented. ...Read more

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Got hit on the head by toddler. With. Wooden toy. Having headache painful eyes but headache is getting better slowly. Happened 6 hours ago.?

Got hit on the head by toddler. With. Wooden toy. Having headache painful eyes but headache is getting better slowly. Happened 6 hours ago.?

Minimal Impact: This was likely very painful but is a minimal impact injury. If your headache increases, you have problems with nausea or vomiting, or your thoughts are confused go to the ER for an assessment. It is OK to take Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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What would be a reason for a toddler rolling eyes upwards or to the side when playing? He's mostly smiling when he's doing so I think it's play.

What would be a reason for a toddler rolling eyes upwards or to the side when playing? He's mostly smiling when he's doing so I think it's play.

Probably behavioral: If it is unassociated with loss of consciousness, it is most likely behavioral. If it is happening more than 6 times a day, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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3 yr old toddler complaining both her eyes hurt all the time for about 2 weeks now. At first I thought it was just a thirst headache. Seeing dr 2morro?

3 yr old toddler complaining both her eyes hurt all the time for about 2 weeks now. At first I thought it was just a thirst headache. Seeing dr 2morro?

Right steps: Seeing a doctor is a good first step - and a pediatric ophthalmologist might also be in this sequence. Analysis would include things such as does the child see well, are the eyes red, is there discharge or signs of infection, is there associated systemic illness of some sort? And is the condition getting better or worse? Good luck with your child's examination. ...Read more

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Sometimes when my toddler has a cold or is sleep deprived he gets what looks like a black eye under one of his eyes. What is it and should I be concerned? He does not seem bothered by it, but it just looks awful.

Sometimes when my toddler has a cold or is sleep deprived he gets what looks like a black eye under one of his eyes. What is it and should I be concerned? He does not seem bothered by it, but it just looks awful.

Blood vessels: The tiny blood vessels under your eye can become congested during an infection or from lack of sleep. The thin skin under the eyes reveals the blood vessels below the skin and causes the area to have a dark or bruised appearance. ...Read more

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Toddler is puffy under eyes off and on since birth. Can this be a normal trait for some kids? Normal eye exam.

Toddler is puffy under eyes off and on since birth. Can this be a normal trait for some kids? Normal eye exam.

Puffy eyes: Puffy eyes might sometimes be caused by a smoker on a dog or cat that might be shedding. If any of those things are prevelent it might explain your childs puffy eyes. ...Read more

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20m toddler with pinkeye and prescribed eye drops fights treatment all the 4x she has it. I'm scared of hurting her eyes keeping her eyelids open.

20m toddler with pinkeye and prescribed eye drops fights treatment all the 4x she has it. I'm scared of hurting her eyes keeping her eyelids open.

Try this: If you place your thumb/finger on her cheek and tug the skin out/down it creates a shelf. If you put the drops on that shelf & her natural blinking will distribute the drops. Anyone will fight putting stuff directly on the eyeball and naturally try to flick it out. ...Read more

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My toddler missed his step on concrete stairs and bumped his nose hard like almost right between the eyes how long should it be swollen its been 24hrs?

My toddler missed his step on concrete stairs and bumped his nose hard like almost right between the eyes how long should it be swollen its been 24hrs?

Can take many days: If continues past 4 days or if he is having serious pain, see pediatrician to be sure no fracture. Ice it as best can. If any eye pain or vision change see eyeMD ...Read more

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Toddler with fever, runny nose, and watery eyes?

Toddler with fever, runny nose, and watery eyes?

Common cold: If the fever is not high, and they do not have difficulty breathing, then keep them comfortable and well hydrated and let it runs its course. Most colds resolve within a few days. If they have high fever and/or difficulty breathing and/or they develop other symptoms, then they should be seen for an evaluation by their pediatrician or hospital emergency room depending on availability. ...Read more

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My toddler has a runny nose, watery red eyes, sneezing but no fever. Could it be allergies?

My toddler has a runny nose, watery red eyes, sneezing but no fever. Could it be allergies?

Allergies present: Yes. Do you have a smoker in the house? Have you gotten a new pet in the house, dog or cat. See an allergist for help. ...Read more

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My toddler has lots of tiny little dots on the side of his eye?

My toddler has lots of tiny little dots on the side of his eye?

As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could be little tiny spots of blood under the skin that sometimes show up after hard coughing or vomiting. This could be freckles. It cannot be diagnosed online with the description you've given. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more